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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Recording Arts Emphasis, Non-Audition Track, Music BS

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The recording arts emphasis focuses on contemporary analog and digital technology as it is used in music recording, sound reinforcement and media applications (Internet, video games, interactive art installations, etc.). While mastering technology skills and formats, students also study the artistic and aesthetic applications of technology to recording, reinforcement, composition and performance.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Major

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  • Students who wish to pursue the recording arts emphasis, non-audition track, are not required to complete an audition as part of the departmental application process. Students will be assessed for varying levels of performance proficiency as part of the curriculum. Please see the recording arts website and contact the College of Arts & Media at CAM@ucdenver.edu for further information and any updates.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. To earn a BS in Music, students must complete musicianship courses, Music & Entertainment Industry Studies core courses and requirements from one of the four emphasis areas: performance, singer/songwriter, music business or recording arts. 
  2. A minimum grade of C (2.0) is required for each course applied toward a College of Arts & Media major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of C- (1.7) or lower will not fulfill a major, minor or certificate requirement. A grade of P is acceptable for courses in which the only grade available is Pass or Fail.

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